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  • Anatoly Ivanov Remembers Siberia Anatoly Ivanov Remembers Siberia

    Anatoly remembers his childhood and medical training in Siberia. He is joined in this interview by his wife, Galina, who he met in Siberia and his daughter, Viktoria, who talk about Anatoly's father coping with the loss of his forearms during the Gre

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  • Vasyl Vasylyeveech Drozd Remembers Famine and War

    In this 40 minute interview taken in Striy, Ukraine, on February 5, 2010,  Vasyl Drozd remembers WWII, the famines of 1933 and 1947, and remarks on Ukraine's long history of struggle. Subject: Vasyl Vasylyeveech Drozd Interviewers: Neil Patrick

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  • Eastword Takes a Big Step Forward

    At the end of WWII, Joseph Stalin exiled the Crimean Tatar from their homeland, Crimea, which lies on the southern peninsula of Ukraine. He accused them of collaborating with the Nazis, even while every able-bodied man from their community was fight

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  • Ismael Turayev: Entrepreneur

    Ismael Turayev from Brian Woods on Vimeo. Ismael Turayev lives in Lenina, Crimea.  In the summers, he operates a restaurant in the nearby beach town of Scholkena on the Sea of Azoff.  As part of its summer project, Eastword interviewed him as

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  • Adavyeh Charukhova: Deportation Adavyeh Charukhova: Deportation

    On May 18, 1944, the Soviet NKVD (People’s Commissariat of Internal Affairs, a forerunner of the KGB), carried out a carefully orchestrated plot whereby every single Tatar was forcibly removed from Crimea.  In three days, over 190,000 people had

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  • Liudmila Netesa: Family History Liudmila Netesa: Family History

    Liudmila Netesa Family History Krivoy Rog, Ukraine May 6, 2008 I remember many stories that my grandparents told about the war. War of any purpose (even a noble purpose) is an evil. Why people don’t understand it and constan

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  • Nadiya Masliyk Personal History Nadiya Masliyk Personal History

    Nadiya Masliyk writes about her childhood memories of WWII and finding her calling as a teacher in Ukraine Translator: Natalia Masliyk Переводчик: Наталя Маслюк Family History / История семьи: Nov

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  • From Siberia to Ukraine, Victoria Titova From Siberia to Ukraine, Victoria Titova

    Victoria talks about Siberia, life in the USSR and the future of Ukraine. Виктория рассказывает о Сибири, жизнь в СССР и будущее Украины Victoria Anatolievna Titova Виктория Ана

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